Re: Call for seconds: DFSG violations in Lenny
On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 12:46:44PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> This is exactly why I'm going to be voting for one of the options that
> modifies the foundation documents and establishes a permanent and
> unambiguous decision. I think this has gone on far, far too long and
> wastes way too much time and energy, and it's clear that it's never going
> to be considered resolved short of a modification of the foundation
> documents, given that hardware requirements for firmware are not going to
> magically disappear.
They probably won't, but there are no hardware requirements that prevent
firmware source code from being distributed under a free license.
The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."